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Dufton Ghyll Wood

A Woodland Trust wood

Dufton Ghyll Wood

10.35 ha (25.58 acres)
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OS map sheets:
Explorer 19
OS Landranger 91
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Features and attractions

  • Broadleaved woodland
  • Parking less than 500m away
  • Information on site
  • Good views
  • Special wildlife interest
  • Well worth a visit
  • Bluebells
  • Spring colour

Taken over by the Trust in 1980, a replanting programme has seen the surviving mature beech, oak, sycamore, sweet chestnut and elm complemented by young, native broadleaves. It is one of the few remaining Northwest outposts for the native red squirrel.